NBC: 4.8 Million Watched Marvel’s Jessica Jones, Master of None had 3 Million Viewers

Norman Weiss
TV Tattle

NBC: 4.8 million watched Marvel’s Jessica Jones, Master of None had 3 million viewers

The Peacock — in calling for “perspective” in how many viewers actually watch streaming TV -- cited a San Francisco research firm, which uses the soundtracks of Netflix and Amazon shows, to come up with how many viewers are actually watching. NBC cited numbers from 2015. The research firm, Symphony, also found that 3.2 million watched Narcos, while 2.1 million checked out The Man in the High Castle.


NBC may expand its Chicago franchise with Chicago Law

The Peacock is talking to Dick Wolf about a possible courts and lawyers show that would complement Chicago Fire, Chicago Med and Chicago P.D. The characters on Chicago Law would be introduced via Chicago P.D. PLUS: Dick Wolf's response: "Would I like to do it? Of course! You talk about your dreams being fulfilled.


SNL meets with Latino groups following Donald Trump controversy

Saturday Night Live producer Lindsay Shookus and co–head writer Rob Klein’s recent meeting with members of several Latino groups could result in Latino cast members and/or writers joining the sketch comedy show. PLUS: Horatio Sanz and Fred Armisen Launch help launch Lorne Michaels’ Latino online comedy channel Más Mejor.


The Real World is Las Vegas-bound for the 3rd time, will eliminate cast members who can’t compete

The Real World: Go Big or Go Home is the official title of Season 31, which will present challenges to its housemates that could lead to them getting the boot in favor of new housemates.


Ex-fiancée calls Making a Murderer’s Steven Avery "a  monster” who is “not innocent"

Jodi Stachowski tells HLN that life with Avery was so bad she tried to commit suicide with rat poison.


Rutina Wesley will join Oprah on OWN’s Queen Sugar

The Ava DuVernay drama series will feature the True Blood alum in a role that’s yet to be revealed.


Ed Begley Jr. joins Better Call Saul

Co-creator Peter Gould says Begley will play an "authority figure who has the power to make many of Jimmy’s dreams come true, if Jimmy can only play ball.”


Al Jazeera America shutting down

Here's why the news channel that replaced Current seemed misguided from the beginning. PLUS: Peyton Manning jokes about the shutdown, which comes a month after Al Jazeera America accused him of using HGH.


Andy Cohen gives the Rams owner 2 middle fingers in response to the team's move from St. Louis to L.A.

The St. Louis native ranted about news of the move at the end of last night’s Watch What Happens Live.


Ted Cruz wins Duck Dynasty endorsement: Watch his duck-hunting video

Phil Robertson has endorsed Cruz after first endorsing former Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal.


Drake Bell could face jail time after being charged with DUI

Since the former Drake & Josh star is a alleged repeat offender, he could end up with four days of time in jail plus a suspended license.


Orphan Black teases Season 4

Watch the Clone Club recite a passage from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.


Joe Jonas’ band to perform on Grease: Live

Jonas’ “pop-disco four-piece” DNCE will appear in the school dance scene.


Super Bowl I, ESPN announcer Jim Simpson dies

Simpson, 88, called six Super Bowls. His voice calling Super Bowl I for NBC will be used when NFL Network shows the historic 1967 game for the first time on Friday.